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Maker(s):Sextus Pompeius, moneyer 173 BCE (minted under)
Culture:Roman; Republican
Title:Denarius of Roma
Date Made:137 BCE
Type:Coin/Money
Materials:Silver (AG)
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:19mm; 3.981g
Accession Number:  MH 2004.13.155
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Nathan Whitman
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Obverse: Head of Rome right, wearing winged helmet and earrings. X in right field under chin.
Reverse: She-wolf, standing right, suckling Romulus and Remus. Shepherd in left field, birds on fig tree behind; SEX POMP FOSTLVS, Exergue reads ROMA.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; numismatics

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